By Vladimir Pekic
Published: 27 January 2017 04:39 PM
A dwarf cashew tree clone developed by Brazil’s state-run agricultural research company Embrapa Agroindústria Tropical has performed well in north-eastern Brazil despite a severe drought in the region.
Orchards planted with the Embrapa 51 cashew tree in Rio Grande do Norte state have yielded around 1,000 kilos per hectare, despite the severe lack of rain. A key advantage of this variety is its resistance to drought and to the Lasiodiplodia theobromae
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